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Posts Tagged ‘muck diving’

All The Little Things

Just retuned from my first trip to Lembeh and let me just say the diving lives up to it’s reputation. If you’re looking for the weird and wonderful, Lembeh has it in abundance. During my stay, just about every dive …

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We Are A 2014 Travellers’ Choice Winner!

2013 was a great year at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh!!

We had fantastic workshops, many repeat guests came back for a visit and we also upgraded some areas of the resort. We now have a beautiful deck and bar …

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Fish Geek Week with Gerald Allen & Mark Erdmann – July 18 – 26, 2014

Underwater Geeks: Mark Your Calendars! 

What happens when two passionate marine biologists — with more than 60 years of exploring and describing underwater treasures – get together at Lembeh Resort & Critters@Lembeh?

Fish Geek Week!

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Returning To Lembeh

Thank you very much for all you did to make our stay with Lembeh Resort & Critters@Lembeh so enjoyable. We genuinely enjoy Lauren, Sascha, Miguel and Ana and look forward to a return visit …

Thanks, as well, to Danny. Your …

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March In Lembeh Strait

In their first trip to Lembeh Strait, Jan and Ineke saw blue ring octopus mating, the hairy frogfish, celebrated Jan’s birthday, and took a day trip out to Bangka for some fantastic coral diving.
We enjoyed our stay very much with …

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Critters Of The Lembeh Strait | Episode 2/2014

Are you curious to know what you can see on Lembeh Resort’s house reef? This video by our Photo Pro Sascha Janson starts off with beautiful aerial footage and then showcases wide-angle views of hard corals, thriving artificial reef structures, …

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New Dive Preparation Area

One key to a successful dive center is having a place for everything, but all too often the gearing-up area is little more than a jumble of hangers and a moldy old rinse tank. Not so at Critters@Lembeh, where we have …

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Wonderful Lembeh

Again we enjoyed a wonderful diving holiday – under and above sea-level – at Lembeh Resort with Critters@Lembeh. Wonderful place, wonderful critters and wonderful staff. We’ll miss it all and try to come back as soon as possible.

Hope to see …

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Critters Of The Lembeh Strait | Episode 1/2014

At the moment, Lembeh Strait is “hotter” than ever and our guides have been finding loads of weird critters in the past few weeks. Our Photo Pro put together some footage of them for you along with a short aerial …

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Ana & Miguel Rare Night Dive Together

Last night, Ana (Lembeh Resort’s Guest Relations Manager) and Miguel (Lembeh Resort’s General Manager) took advantage of a rare opportunity to do a night dive in Lembeh Strait together. Joining our 4 guests, they were treated to an excellent night …

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Simon Rogerson in Lembeh

I have been diving all over the world for 21 years, 15 of them as a photojournalist working for diving magazines. But for various reasons Lembeh was a startling omission on my diving curriculum vitae. This year I decided to …

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The Hairy Shrimp

In addition to the Hairy Frogfish, Lembeh also boasts the Hairy Shrimp as part of its assortment of hairy residents. Hairy shrimp (also called Algae shrimp) also count as one of the tiniest critters in the Strait (like really really …

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Real Gem

Lembeh Resort is a real gem. The centre is a highly professional operation. The dive guides are exceptional and are very skilled at finding all the weird and wonderful critters in Lembeh’s muck. The resident marine biologist and underwater photography …

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3rd Annual Capturing Critters in Lembeh – UW Workshop December 3-13, 2014

Join Us For Our 3rd Annual
“Capturing Critters in Lembeh” Digital Imaging Workshop
December 3 – 13, 2014

Adobe expert Erin Quigley and UW Photo pioneer Keri Wilk join …

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Welcome Simon Rogerson

This week, we are pleased to have underwater photojournalist, Simon Rogerson with us.

Simon Rogerson is editor of SCUBA magazine, the biggest diving publication in the UK and the official journal of the British Sub-Aqua Club. A photojournalist specialising in dive …

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Lugar Maravilhoso

Definitivamente um dos melhores lugares do mundo para mergulhar!!! Foi um privilégio estar neste lugar maravilhoso, com pessoas especiais e muita muita vida marinha de todas as cores e formas!!! Vai ficar na memória e em nossos cor.

Ilka Hayashi



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Dive Staff Group

It was a pleasure for us to host Staff Divers at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh. The Brazilian group from São Paulo was a lot of fun and all the staff will miss them.

The group enjoyed not only the unique …

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Visit to Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh

When we finally arrived in Manado at nearly midnight, we were greeted by Roy, who handed us bottles of water and cold towels to refresh ourselves us with.  When we got to the resort around 1am, they had put together …

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Alexa Reborn

After a month on the dock, today we relaunched our dive boat, Alexa. Alexa got a major facelift, with her main cabin redesigned to allow for more space to comfortably accommodate 8 guest divers. She also comes with a separate …

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Lembeh Dive Adventure

A budding underwater photographer, Stacy visited Lembeh for the first time this March and spent a week with us. Diving with Iwan B and then with Opo S as her private guide, it was a great opportunity for her to …

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Eight Days in Lembeh Resort

Die acht Tage im Lembeh Resort waren einfach wunderbar: tolle Tauchgänge, leckeres Essen, Zimmer mit fantastischer Aussicht. Unvergesslich machen den Aufenthalt aber die Leute! Die Betreuung sowohl unter wie auch über Wasser durch euer Team sind unübertroffen! Vielen Dank!

Cheers & …

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Return Guest Loyalty Program

Good News!
Lembeh Resort and our dive center, Critters@Lembeh, are pleased to unveil our return guest Loyalty Program.  Simple and easy.


Complete your next reservation anytime throughout the year, no black out periods apply.  Receive a voucher to be used …

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Behind The Scene – January Employee of The Month

Congratulations to our Employee of the Month for January, Rafles Takakobi.

Always ready to help the team with any task, Rafles is one of our drivers for more than 4 years. Originally from Bitung, Rafles used to work as a driver for a …

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New Learning Centers on Lembeh!

Imagine the difference it can make to a child to have free, public access to a library and computers in their village for the very first time.

With the help of donations from our generous guests, the two closest villages neighboring …

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Third Time Trip To Lembeh Resort

This is our third trip to Lembeh Resort. Each time we come, we discover new fish and sea creatures we have never seen before. The highlight of this trip were several species of pygmy sea horses. My photographs were taken …

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I Put Lembeh In First Place

On one of our trips to Wakatobi, a friend in the group was disappointed that he could not see large sea creatures and a resort staff member said to him: “There is no one place to see all the sea creatures …

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Every Dive Is Exhilarating!

“A wonderful trip, diving at Lembeh with Lembeh Resort & Critters@Lembeh.  All the staff were friendly and caring, and attentive to our needs. Kudos to the DMs for the effort looking for the weirds, even the tiniest, to make every dive …

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Exceeded Our Expectations

We made the long journey to Lembeh to experience some of the greatest muck diving and underwater photography the oceans have to offer and we weren’t disappointed. The entire staff of both Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh went out of their …

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Una de la experiencias mas increíbles de mi vida , no solamente por la variedad de la vida submarina , sino por  la gente son personas alegres,felices y muy amables. Totalmente recomendado, y seguro nos veremos de nuevo. Gracias por …

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Comfortable Place To Stay

Here is what Linda Colman and Tony Dromgool said about their stay with us: “Ten days in muck diving heaven. Critters@Lembeh guides and dive team are skilled and friendly. We were made to feel welcome and treated as valued customers. …

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